See more Portal:Mind and brain articles on AOD.

Powered by
TTSReader
Share this page on
Article provided by Wikipedia


( => ( => ( => Portal:Mind and brain [pageid] => 4001463 ) =>
Mind and brain portal
A "portal for Wikipedia's resources on "philosophy of mind.
"Phrenological diagram
""Animated series of sagital MRI brain transections

Mind and brain portal

Welcome to the mind and brain portal. This is an interdisciplinary point of entry to such related fields as cognitive psychology, philosophy of mind, neuroscience, and linguistics.

Overview
Showcase article
""Hilary Putnam
"Hilary Whitehall Putnam (July 31, 1926 - March 13, 2016) was a central figure in "Western philosophy, especially in the "philosophy of mind, "philosophy of language and "philosophy of science.[1] He was known for his willingness to apply an equal degree of scrutiny to his own philosophical positions and those of others, subjecting each position to rigorous analysis in order to expose its flaws.[2] As a result, he acquired a reputation for changing his own position.[3]

In the philosophy of mind, Putnam was known for his hypothesis of "multiple realizability and for the concept of "functionalism, an influential theory regarding the "mind-body problem.[1][4] In the philosophy of language, he, along with "Saul Kripke and others, developed the "causal theory of reference and, prompted by his ""Twin Earth" "thought experiment, invented the notion of "semantic externalism while formulating his own theory of meaning.[5]
("more....)   
News
  • line-height:1.3em
  • line-height:1.3em
FA and review
People
Neurosciences


Psychology, AI and cognitive science


Philosophy
Disciplines
Cleanup
Missing
New or improved

Related

References

  1. ^ a b Casati R., "Hillary Putnam" in Enciclopedia Garzanti della Filosofia, ed. "Gianni Vattimo. 2004. Garzanti Editori. Milan. "ISBN "8811505151
  2. ^ King, P.J. One Hundred Philosophers: The Life and Work of the World's Greatest Thinkers. Barron's 2004, p. 170.
  3. ^ Jack Ritchie (June 2002). "TPM:Philosopher of the Month". Retrieved 2006-08-01. 
  4. ^ LeDoux, J. (2002). The Synaptic Self; How Our Brains Become Who We Are. New York: Viking Penguin. "ISBN "8870787958. 
  5. ^ P. Clark-B. Hale (eds.), "Reading Putnam", Blackwell, Cambridge (Massachusetts)-Oxford 1995.
) )